Launch of the Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2014
The Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific is the oldest and most comprehensive annual review of economic and social development in Asia and the Pacific. This flagship publication of ESCAP outlines policies to sustain dynamic growth and to make it inclusive such as unlocking fiscal space to finance higher productive government spending and enhancing regional connectivity through stronger institutional coordination across the region.
The Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2014 is released by Dr. Shamshad Akhtar, Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Secretary of ESCAP, in Bangkok, Thailand on August 6.
Download the full survey or select chapters in PDF format.
- Monetary policy normalization in the United States to affect Asia-Pacific growth
- Growing inequality challenges sustainable Asia-Pacific growth
- Strengthening tax revenues to finance inclusive and sustainable Asia-Pacific growth
- Regional cooperation can boost domestic tax revenues for sustainable development